January 16, 2023

By: Chris McLeod


5 Things You Need To Know

January 16th is the 16th day of the year. There are 349 days remaining until the end of the year.

Team Canada is bringing home the gold from the International Ice Hockey Federation under-18 women’s world championship in Sweden.

Blenheim’s Abby Stonehouse played for Canada.

Canada finish undefeated in preliminary play, before coming from behind to win in OT on Saturday vs Finland, then beating the host Swedes easily yesterday, 10-0. Canada won gold in the tournament last year too.

In 5 games, Stonehouse finished with 2 goals and 2 assists for 4 points.

Some more sunshine expected today, before a cloudy forecast for the rest of the week according to Environment Canada.

Sunshine with a high of 3 today. Temperatures up to 8 tomorrow, but rain. Flurries expected on Friday.

The San Francisco 49ers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals booked their ticket to the next round of the NFL playoffs. They all won their games in the NFL’s Wild-Card Round.

Still one more team to add after tonight’s Monday Night Football game. The Dallas Cowboys are at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The playoffs continue this weekend, with the Super Bowl February 12th in Glendale, Arizona.

Check your bank account for some cash from the government this week.

If you’re eligible, you should receive a payment for the climate action incentive payment (CAIP) The CAIP is a tax-free amount paid to help individuals and families offset the cost of the federal pollution pricing.

You do not need to apply for it to receive it. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will determine your eligibility when you file your income tax and benefit return and will send you payments if you’re entitled to them.

Click here to see if you’re eligible.

Individuals in Ontario can expect about $94 depositied in their bank accounts.

Today is Blue Monday which is supposed to be the most depressing day of the year. A British psychologist came up with it in 2005.

It’s called Blue Monday because it’s the perfect mix of all of the factors that make us depressed: Bad weather, high debt from the holidays, the realization of just how far away next Christmas is and how far away we are from our next vacation, failing on our New Year’s resolutions and low motivation at work.

For what it’s worth, the guy who came up with Blue Monday says it was, “never my intention to make the day sound negative, but to inspire people to take action and make bold life decisions.”

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